New Custom Built Ranch Home Under Construction

New Custom Built Ranch Home Under Construction

Looking for a new, custom built,  home in the Oshkosh, Wisconsin area?  PortSide Builders, the premier custom home builder in Door County and the Fox Valley, is currently constructing a 1966 Sq/Ft home located in the Bellhaven Estates Subdivision.  This beautiful home...

Steps Toward a New Home – Utility Rough-Ins

This series will suggest some of the basic steps to follow, and things to be aware of, as you begin down the path toward home ownership.   The basic framework of the home is in place and the interior is still only framed stud walls. It’s now time for the “rough-in”...

Home Remodel – Flooring, Trim and Cabinetry

Now that the painting of our remodel is complete, our crew is now ready to install the flooring, window / door trim and cabinetry.  This stage of the renovation is exciting, as it is close to being complete, and the home owners can start to see the home come together....
LED Lightbulbs

LED Lightbulbs

Saving money is something we are always looking to do around the house.  An easy way to decrease your energy bill is to replace your traditional light bulbs with more energy efficient options, such as LED lightbulbs (Light Emitting Diode lightbulbs). LED Lightbulbs...

Steps Toward a New Home – The Roof

This series will suggest some of the basic steps to follow, and things to be aware of, as you begin down the path toward home ownership.   Now that he outside walls have been built, it’s time to put the roof on the home. The process starts with roof trusses, which are...

Home Design Center

At PortSide Builders, “We Make Building Enjoyable”!  For over 40 years, we have worked hard to accomplish this goal for every client we work with.  We do it by listening to our clients’ needs, making the process convenient, staying on schedule, and building a...

Home Remodel – Painting

The plastered walls of our remodel have dried, and we are now ready to begin painting.  The home owners have carefully chosen their paint colors, and once completed, we can start to see the new vision for this home come to life.  The home is painted before the trim,...
Sump Pump Check

Sump Pump Check

Now that winter’s end is near, it is time to prepare our homes for the spring season.  One of the most important tasks is to check your sump pump, to ensure it is operating properly. Melting snow and spring rains can result in saturated ground, around and under, your...

Steps Toward a New Home – Framing the Walls

This series will suggest some of the basic steps to follow, and things to be aware of, as you begin down the path toward home ownership.   Now that we have a sturdy, level subfloor in place, it’s time to start framing the walls. Typically, the wall sections are...